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Dividend stocks for tapering times

The Federal Reserve has delayed its plan to taper its bond-buying program, but it has by no means cancelled the plan – and that means investors continue to face uncertainty over what to do with dividend stocks.

Bank of America equity and quant strategist Savita Subramanian has some ideas. No, she isn’t recommending a wholesale retreat, but rather a more selective approach to picking dividend stocks that can withstand what she calls a “normalizing interest rate environment.”